‘THANKSGIVING RECIPES FROM CELEBRITY CHEFS FOR THE PERFECT FEAST’ Written by DLX contributor Katie McRoberts.
If preparing Thanksgiving dinner feels like a daunting task, take a moment to let this celebrity chef-inspired menu ease your mind. Thanksgiving Recipes for both classic and unique dishes will surprise and delight your family and guests and leave even the most unseasoned cook with a beautiful and delicious meal.
Yotam Ottolenghi’s Beet, Orange, and Black Olive Salad
Inspired by Yotam Ottolenghi, best-selling cookbook author, and famed London restaurateur, this exquisite dish will enchant your eyes and stomach. Rich jewel-toned beets stain everything they touch and their mild, earthy flavor complements the lush burst of orange for a charming seasonal salad.
Chrissy Teigen’s Pepper’s Scalloped Potatoes
Although a relative newcomer to the celebrity chef game, Chrissy Teigen’s success as a cookbook author make her version of scalloped potatoes a must-include on this list. Surprise your guests with a different take on potatoes than the typical Thanksgiving mash; this recipe is guaranteed to impress your guests’ taste buds.
Thomas Keller’s My Favorite Roast Turkey
You might think an award-winning chef and proprietor of restaurants like The French Laundry, Bouchon, and Per Se would have a fantastically complicated turkey recipe, but the acclaimed chef prefers to rely on the fundamentals for the star of the Thanksgiving show. Follow his simple steps for a bird that delivers on flavor, texture, and looks.
Tom Colicchio’s Sausage Stuffing with Caramelized Leek and Sage
If you’re looking for a way to add rare ingredients like foie gras to your Thanksgiving feast, look no further than this restaurateur and Top Chef judge’s gourmet stuffing recipe. This decadent stuffing features sausage and caramelized leeks and sage, showcasing an intensely savory flavor and making this dish a perfect accompaniment to poultry. The best part: make this a day early to bring out the flavors even more and save your time for family and friends on an actual day.
Ina Garten’s Pumpkin-Spice Cupcakes with Maple Frosting
Switch-up the usual pumpkin pie and end the night with these seasonally-inspired cupcakes from The Barefoot Contessa. The maple accent complementing the pumpkin-spice flavor is the perfect autumn treat, and, like the stuffing recipe, you can make these in advance. These creamy and moist cupcakes are elegant and whimsical, perfect to enjoy as you end the night with games or simply relaxing around the fire.
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